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DFDL | July 2022

In January 2022, Thailand’s Trade Competition Commission (“TCC”) issued three merger decisions that provide important guidance on the application of Thailand’s merger regime. Pursuant to Section 51 of the Trade Competition Act B.E ...

DFDL | July 2022

The Sub-Decree appointing the Cambodia Competition Commission was issued on 14 July 2022 and is effective as of that date ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | July 2022

Ohio Record-Retention Rules: How can banks defend themselves after purging account records that are essential to a future lawsuit? An Ohio customer walks into her local branch and demands access to the contents of her safe deposit box. She presents a key and a one-year lease, capable of annual renewal, from 2005. But the key not only fails to open the box – it does not even fit in the lock. And when you search for records of the lease, you find nothing ...

Kudun and Partners | July 2022

Mayuree Sapsutthiporn, partner and head of China practice, was invited to be a speaker at the School of Law, Mae Fah Luang University on the topic “How to Become a Lawyer: A Personal Experience from a Law Firm’s Partner” to share her career experience and professional insights with law students. The seminar was well attended by over 50 law graduate students, as well as other participants who were interested in the subject ...

DFDL | July 2022

The Vietnam Competition and Consumer Authority (“VCCA”) recently issued its Annual Report for 2021 (“Report”).  In this Client Alert, we outline the information provided by the VCCA on its activities related to the Law on Competition (2018) (“Law”) in 2021.   While not addressed in this Client Alert, the Report also outlines other activities of the VCCA during this period including in respect of consumer protection ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

In conversation with... Our panel of experts - Nina Pindham of No.5 Chamber, Sam Grange and Will Thomas from Shoosmiths and Rhys Bradshaw from DLP Planning took a fresh look at the new "Planning" Bill and gave us their thoughts. There are many questions that many have about the new ‘Planning’ bill...  Is this the final Act for s ...

Shepherd and Wedderburn was delighted to attend the Royal Highland Show after a sorely missed absence over the last two years. It was fantastic to see so many familiar faces throughout the event, and particularly on the Friday at our full capacity breakfast briefing, co-hosted with Bidwells. For those not in attendance, we would like to share the following headline insights and key takeaways ...

The UK Government published last month its annual report on the application of the National Security and Investment Act 2021 (NSIA). The NSIA came into force on 4 January 2022. The report covers the period commencing from that date to 31 March 2022, though future annual reports will cover a full calendar year. The NSIA is already having a significant effect ...

We were delighted to advise our client, the Scottish National Investment Bank, in its investment in pureLiFi, a wireless communications start-up that uses light to transmit data.  John Morrison, who led the Shepherd and Wedderburn deal team with support from Ian Crombie and Sophie Bailey, said: “It is a pleasure to have worked with the Bank to facilitate this deal, which supports the roll-out of innovative communications technology and the creation of high skilled jobs in Scotland ...

Shepherd and Wedderburn would like to say thank you to our clients for providing valued and insightful feedback to Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide, which has awarded a Band 1 ranking to our private wealth and tax team in Glasgow and Edinburgh. This the first time our team in the central belt has been awarded the guide’s highest ranking ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

Further in their specialist series Chambers and Partners have launched this year’s guide for professional advisers to wealthy individuals and organisations, providing objective guidance on an international scale. The in-depth analysis covers trends within the private client market and has ranked the leading lawyers and law firms for international private wealth ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | July 2022

  Malta has, over the past years, attracted a number of the world’s largest superyachts to its shores by offering good marina services and a number of ancillary facilities such as technical assistance and repairs, boat hoists and bunkering services ...

Kudun and Partners | July 2022

Kudun and Partners represented two high-net-worth Thai individuals on their acquisition of approximately 61% shares in Nation Broadcasting Corporation Public Company Limited from Nation Group (Thailand) Public Company Limited for a total value of THB 898 million. The acquisition of the shares by the buyer will allow Nation Group (Thailand) PCL. to become debt-free ...

ALRUD Law Firm | July 2022

On 7 July, experts from leading firms in law, communications and government relations respectively across Russia, ALRUD, EM and KESAREV held a webinar on 'Managing Legal, Communications and GR Risks for International Business in Russia in 2022'. The speakers were: German Zakharov, ALRUD Partner, Evgeny Roshkov, KESAREV Partner, and Denis Denisov, EM Partner ...

World Services Group | July 2022

In a recent article published in Risk & Insurance, WSG Member Andrea DeField, Partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth, provides insight on cyber captive options for businesses to manage growing cyber threats and exposure, as cyber coverage terms are tightening and policy rates continue to increase. Cyber Captives 101: Is Self-Insuring the Right Risk Mitigation Choice for Your Business? Cyber coverage is tightening ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

It can be tricky for employers to stay up to date with how to complete right to work checks especially given the government’s ever-changing guidance in this area. We outline recent developments and what employers need to know now and for the future. Every employee, regardless of nationality, requires a right to work check ...

DFDL | July 2022

The Myanmar Food and Drug Board of Authority (“FDA“) under the State Administration Council (“SAC”) has issued a notification on labeling standards for pre-packaged foods, called “Labeling Order for Pre-packaged Foods” (“Order“). The Order was followed by two directives detailing the criteria for edibles that do not require a date of production and for a revised classification of edible products (“Directives“) ...

Han Kun Law Offices | July 2022

Background Overseas investors’ participation in the China Inter-bank Bond Market (CIBM) has been steadily increasing in recent years due to the implementation of various opening-up regimes that allow access to the CIBM, such as the CIBM Direct, Bond Connect and QFI regimes, and the inclusion of China bonds in major international indices. At the end of 2021, overseas investors held RMB bonds of RMB 4 trillion, accounting for about 3.5% of the total market size of the CIBM ...

Kudun and Partners | July 2022

Kudun and Partners represented Platt Finserve Co., Ltd. in the sale of 50% of the total issued shares from Cash Machine Capital Company Limited to Sabuy Technology Public Company Limited (SABUY) for a total value of THB 1.13 billion. The acquisition is part of SABUY’s business expansion into automated teller machines (ATMs) as Platt Finserve Co., Ltd. holds the right to install 10,000 in front of 7-Eleven convenience stores across the country for 10 years ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) has retained its outstanding ranking in the latest IFLR1000 Capital Markets rankings 2022, the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms: Capital Markets: Equity, Tier 1 Earlier this year, SyCipLaw also received top-tier rankings in Banking and Finance: Banking, Tier 1Project Finance, Tier 1 The latest Banking and Finance and Capital Markets rankings are accessible via the IFLR website ...

Krogerus | July 2022

This newsletter features a look into ongoing Finnish legal reforms and recent law. The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority's jurisdiction in merger control to be expanded by lowering turnover thresholds The Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment published in June 2022 a draft government bill on lowering the Finnish merger control turnover thresholds ...

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